Course Title: Perform minor maintenance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4389 Certificate IV in Custom-Made Footwear

Course Title: Perform minor maintenance

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2019


Brunswick Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Tallal Khan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to provide minor maintenance of footwear production machines.

In this unit students will develop knowledge and skills as it relates to problem solving skills and initiative and enterprise to identify and act on minor machine faults within area of own responsibility. This unit also requires planning and organising to safely and efficiently use, check and clean and lubricate machines and technology used in TCF industries. Communication skills are also required to document and report faults and maintenance information.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTGN2005 Perform minor maintenance


1. Determine job requirements

2. Operate machine and assess performance

3. Rectify minor machine fault

4. Maintain effective machine operation

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this unit you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. You will have learned to undrstand procedures and guidelines for safe operation and maintenance of machines and typical fault conditions and related fault-finding procedures. In addition you learn basic machine maintenance and repair techniques and cleaning and lubricating techniques.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include a range of practical and theory components. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.

This is a Vocational Education and Training qualification and is assessed for Competency. To be assessed as Competent means you have consistently demonstrated the required knowledge and skills at a standard required in the workplace. To be assessed as Competent in this course, you will need to complete each assessment task to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

Results that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved

NYC: Not Yet Competent

DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment